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in san francisco and thank you to dan dicker here at the table in nerdland and the rest are back for more. >>> up next, the similarities are undeniable. an african-american teen shot dead. an older white man arrested. again, it happened in florida. is there no presumption of innocence for young black men. my letter is next. this holiday, share everything. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. get a droid incredible 4g lte by htc for $49.99. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ >>> the police acted the very next day. a man was arrested, charged and is in custody, being held without bond. this, the alleged shooting of jordan davis by michael david dunn is not that, the shooting of g
is only $8 a hour. the students decided it was time for a change. they learned that in san francisco the city had raised the minimum wage in 2003 and determined that san jose should do the same. they got more students involved. attended city hall meetings and met with city council members. and with the aid of their professor, scott myers lipton, the students got in touch with the south bay labor council, a group that represents 90 local unions. the labor council recommended that the students raise some money and do some polling so they did. the students raised $6,000 and hired a polling agency, which found that about 70% of people polled were in favor of increasing the city's minimum wage. then the unions got on board. they pledged $100,000. but the students didn't just hand off the fight. in order to qualify for the november ballot the campaign needed 20,000 signatures. within five weeks and with the help of the labor council the students had 36,000 signatures. and when they gathered in front of the statue on their campus, a san jose state alum and olympic legend john carlos and tom
about san francisco, there are never hurricanes or typhoons there. no, they just have some of the most devastating earthquakes in american history there. >> so, apparently, the home that i just bought that ended up on the ground because of isaac came because, maybe because i'm an ally but certainly because of the decadence of my city. >> i thought it was because of the wind. i'm old fashioned, i guess. >> the rain, maybe. >> pat robinson said the gay's caused 9/11. it's a long history of treachery. >> of the causes. >> if i were a republican, i believe the homosexuals caused these things, i would be nicer to them. listen, can we get a summery. >> you are bad. some good stuff happened. when we come back, we are going to talk about the reasons they are worth celebrating and raise our champaign glasses. >> we are the shoulder your girlfriend cries on when complaining about you. >> we know all of your weaknesses. >> you have death stars and we are an army of fabulous luke sky walkers. >> we are doing you a solid by being attracted to each other than your girlfriends. >>> it was a banner ye
, but i also want to bring in from san francisco andria dellendorf who is the chief in making changes at walmart. >> good to be here this morning. >> what sort of gains did walmart workers make with this strike this year? >> well, the most important gain they made is that they proved that it is possible to stand up and speak out against the country's largest employer, and workers have faced low wages. they have faced lack of hours that walmart has been in existence, but it is the first time that walmart workers stood up. walmart threatened they would lose their jobs, but they all walked back in with their heads held high to tem brace of their coworkers so they proved that it is possible to stand up around the low pay and poor working conditions they faced. >> andrea, it feels like walmart is a perfect storm narrative about the current working conditions in the u.s. you have low-wage workers with difficult working conditions. you have consumers who want the low prices that are promised in part by the low wage workers and then you have a full global supply chain which because of our des
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